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Simon Patterson @denkmit 🇪🇺🇬🇧🇮🇪🏁

Chases motorbike around the world for fun and airmiles. Freelance MotoGP journalist.

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Joined Twitter 3/6/09


Wow! @AleixEspargaro P7, @BradleySmith38 P8!! @DoesItM50815290 @AleixEspargaro He is - Aprilia know it!Nice touch from @ApriliaOfficial #ForzaAlex https://t.co/2iOreoMVU1As @AleixEspargaro goes P1 in the test, it’s further proof of the job well done by Aprilia in improving the bike an… https://t.co/kGuLHU2G9V @mariamaria_id TestingMinor gearbox problem according to the team https://t.co/zAi5BgWUH5 @Desmo_Mash Afraid not! @VRHutch46 @btsportmotogp @btsport Because it's not airing live!15 minutes gone and the 2021 Repsol Honda team are first and second. Marc Marquez leads Pol Espargaro. @SteffanBow Yep on MotoGP websiteMotoGP IS BACK ON TRACK! @SteffanBow Seven Hondas in the top eight! Haha @andrewduthie_ @johnmcp17 Some people will do anything to earn an extra bit of cake eh? @SteffanBow @johnmcp17 100% @D0iph0de NopeSuperb start to proceedings for @johnmcp17 to top first Moto3 session since Qatar from Masia and Suzuki https://t.co/sscEMDOoL9 @UCanCallMe_RoB Brno @cristinaj71 @DomiAegerter77 @xaviersimeon10 https://t.co/LgPtczQ50h @grantvickers7 @DomiAegerter77 @xaviersimeon10 Not long enough hahah @grantvickers7 @DomiAegerter77 @xaviersimeon10 Neither! I'm nearby, but don't want to be encouraging anyone who should go to goFirst session of the weekend and first of the year for MotoE, and @DomiAegerter77 leads the way from @xaviersimeon10 https://t.co/zkPzIUls4x @doohanok01 Don't want to encourage any fans to do the same so I'm being responsible! @doohanok01 No mate, not allowed in. Nearby but not at the track per se! @TweetEhraz Well... yes! @gasa2mani @MotoGP 🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️🤷‍♂️ @cristinaj71 It's come on now thankfully! I'm not quite at the track - I don't want to encourage any fans who are… https://t.co/kjqWQQfmoN @jonoabroad https://t.co/yvshDYlMLq @danielhumphires @cristinaj71 Yeah, it's only just been switched on though. Wasn't live for the first half of the sessionOh, wait, someone has remembered to turn on live timing 😂 @cristinaj71 It's not working for meI understand not having live video today, even though I'd really like it. Filling eight hours when you can't have g… https://t.co/IpPKjOleRf @InoFSHS It's 0832 now and bikes are on track!Nope, MotoGP only. Jakub Kornfeil has taken over his MotoE spot. https://t.co/Y011okYXshWe are back in business! MotoE first out in three minutes time followed by a crazy busy schedule of testing for all… https://t.co/GSwqHZBdas @pifflenick We’re not. But I don’t need to be anywhere in particular right now and I’ve got some freelance work tha… https://t.co/Z3C3Dn6HyV
7/15
2020
@SantiPage 🤣🤣🤣Gonna be a long time before I’m bored of big Spanish skies and great roads on this trip #vanlife https://t.co/E0BgfBIJwl @wicket2961 Nope! Normally the racer brain doesn’t work that way haha @tidyboiler Well, when we recorded it we speculated about Pol to Honda, Alex to LCR, Morbidelli to stay at Petronas… https://t.co/jJpRUHTgkwAs relevant today as it was a few months ago, especially as I’ve been tipping @FabioQ20 for a win in the next two w… https://t.co/6EEIstVzQdWell that's high praise! https://t.co/OFI8G1NOByAre you following us over on Instagram? It's basically like our Twitter but definitely more aesthetically pleasing.… https://t.co/QC2x9k4esI
Retweeted by Simon Patterson @motogpscott @Spalders @TobyMoody 😂😂😂😂Had a listen yet? Promise it’s worth it! https://t.co/4XZSwvKLddSome (expected) good news for Dovi and Ducati ahead of the weekend https://t.co/WzhIYMu02K @ThomasBaujard That’s the French for you! 😉 @insidebikes Trust me after 800 miles it needed washing!! @Baad_teacher @JoanMirOfficial @suzukimotogp Rins is absolutely a front runner. But Mir will be closer than people expect to him. @motoprzygoda @JoanMirOfficial @suzukimotogp Suzuki have lost their best circuits in the reshuffle. No Silverstone,… https://t.co/4MYC0tOuFaIs @JoanMirOfficial the dark horse of the 2020 MotoGP grid? He might be missing @suzukimotogp’s favourite tracks bu… https://t.co/0BeRyRn0pd @Snoozer95 Nope not officially @jodycundy Convert one! It’s far easier than you’d think - I did it and I’m an idiot with tools haha. Drop me a mes… https://t.co/VOoSzGFmZDQuite simply the coolest car wash in this history of car washes #NH69 https://t.co/DxjovvYfw9 @m0rph3u @sulturia And in the USA @m0rph3u @_moliveira88 @Tech3Racing I’ve got a backlog of content at the minute! It might come after the races as i… https://t.co/PlkhkEudF5
7/14
2020
@BSAA77 @CallisterPeter Apart from Cal @R__Pastry @FozzyJ_46 I hope so! @digitalcapcouk @all_about_bikes @WeatherTechRcwy Yep. Tiny place! @uproar1000 I can’t see the craziness of last year (with Zarco and Lorenzo) happening again @uproar1000 Full house at Suzuki @AdventuresHanks @polespargaro @HRC_MotoGP @alexmarquez73 @lcr_team @calcrutchlow Well. It’ll suit his riding style @bsabantam @calcrutchlow https://t.co/zSIV0PrLHl @MartinThomas53 @motomatters Except for that Aprilia deal on the table for him @CallisterPeter Jack. But no one has won more than one since Melandri @taurusmoonwitch @Suren0802 @gauravshamm @DucatiMotor He is unreliable @Ewar41 @tomporritt @Fraser_98 @lorenzo99 @crash_motogp Remember: the people who benefit the most from the rumours… https://t.co/ZPZ8VZPkYS @zoebrunt Yep! Man that feels like an age ago @Ewar41 @tomporritt @Fraser_98 @lorenzo99 @crash_motogp Lorenzo specifically denied them. His father (who is an unr… https://t.co/4KxiPrP8WvThe latest @wearetherace podcast featuring @TobyMoody, @Spalders and myself is online! We recorded it last week but… https://t.co/U63YeFxvVRAmazing shot 😍😍 https://t.co/pkYVxnhj9oWe’ve got a little over 2 weeks to get a refund on our Misano AirBnB. Will there be a limited crowd allowed there a… https://t.co/b2h38cSkSj
Retweeted by Simon Patterson @Hady45028818 👍👍👍 @Rambo0032317038 @APater6076 @FTLOMotoGP @polespargaro @HRC_MotoGP @alexmarquez73 @lcr_team @calcrutchlow Yes and yes @tomporritt @andrewduthie_ He’s got a bet with me he’s gonna lose 😂 @tomporritt @Fraser_98 @lorenzo99 I see the potential, yeah. But I’ve yet to hear anything more than speculation @bhumiriady I think they’d start as equals. @sulturia I think they’d start as joint - Cal’s reaults alone warrant that. But Aleix himself has said that he’d lo… https://t.co/tq0XTtA7k9 @Fraser_98 It’s speculation right now @Jacko_64 Rossi isn’t retiring! @TopToon99 He’ll end up at Ducati. They’ll eventually realise they’re each other’s only optionIs Cal Crutchlow leaving Honda, potentially for Aprilia, really a win for all three of them? https://t.co/zSIV0PrLHl @SantiPage @polespargaro @HRC_MotoGP He was moved because he wasn’t fast enough 🤷‍♂️ https://t.co/8kNaJUE5cj @stevieb119 @all_about_bikes @BradleySmith38 The think Aprilia is lacking is experience @SantiPage Suspected @EE I’ve tried laptop and two iPads and had the same thing on all of them so assuming it’s definitely the phone/network settings @MartinShand2 Three wins in as many attempts as Aleix, on a bike that no one but Marc Marquez can make work consist… https://t.co/szMr2y22ur @AthisF15 @FrankyMorbido12 @sepangracing Not sure @EE No good unfortunately. Still getting this when laptop connects, but phone doesn’t show an active hotspot connex… https://t.co/W1UQz9FSgVAprilia madison team in the 2021 @UCI_Track championships 😂😂 https://t.co/A0gQTwwuu9 @andrewduthie_ I’d rather take a tenner off you 😂 @MartinShand2 Crutchlow: three race wins. Espargaro: zero race wins. Iannone: banned from racing. @dangibernau The 2020 bike is underrated @FozzyJ_46 YepIn recap before I get back on the road, here’s how I see the 2021 grid looking. Bold is confirmed, italic is unanno… https://t.co/TY85EvM0Ba @ken_sugar 😂😂😂 @Rambo0032317038 @FrankyMorbido12 @sepangracing He’s already signed. Cal is going to Aprilia @Rambo0032317038 @FrankyMorbido12 @sepangracing Yamaha can’t run a third bike. Rules prohibit it @EE Yep no problem at all with it. I can set up a hotspot, it’s not restricted. But when I connect any device I get… https://t.co/N6wIaUugQM @mickycrone @SpeedweekMag https://t.co/Auv2E7EB4dAnother recap from a few weeks back on why @polespargaro is the right fit for @HRC_MotoGP https://t.co/vp2wxvMS6v
7/13
2020

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